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Ethan Turpen
    • SBC Champion - Outdoor Decathlon (2011)
    • SBC Track Athlete of the Week - Indoor -- 1/11 (2011)
    • SBC First Team - Outdoor -- (2011)
    • SBC Third Team - Outdoor -- (2010)

2010-11: Won the SBC Outdoor Championships in the decathlon with a total of 6,682 points, including season-bests of 56.94m in the javelin, 32.36m in the discus, 1.86m in the high jump, 4:46.15 in the 1,500 meters, and 51.47 in the 400 meters...other personal-bests include 11.45 in the 100 meters, 23.37 in the 200 meters, and 15.59 in the 100 meter hurdles...during indoor season, finished third at SBC Indoor Championships in the heptathlon amassing a total of 4,866 points, including a personal-best effort of 4.45m in the pole heptathlon was at Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic where he finished with a total of 5,095 points, including season-bests of 6.37m in the long jump, 1.91m in the high jump, 8.19 in the 55 meter hurdles, 2:48.53 in the 1,000 meters, and a personal-best of 6.87 in the 55 meters...other personal-bests include 13.74m in the shot put, 8.74 in the 60 meter hurdles, and 7.45 in the 60 meters.

2009-10: Finished third at SBC Outdoor Championships in the decathlon, amassing a total of 6,309 points, including season-bests of 4:39.31 in the 1,500 decathlon was at the Kansas Relays where he collected a total of 6,346 points, including season-bests of 11.56 in the 100 meters, 50.63 in the 400 meters, and 4.00m in the pole vault... other personal-bests include 1.95m in the pole vault, and 35.35m in the discus ... during indoor season, finished seventh at SBC Indoor Championships in the heptathlon, accumulating a total of 4,583 points, and including season-bests of 12.45m in the shot put, 6.96 in the 55 meters ... best heptathlon was at the Iowa State Classic where he collected a total of 4,791 points, including season-bests of 7.48 in the 60 meters, 2:44.14 in the 1,000 meters, 8.91 in the 60 meter hurdles, and 3.65m in the pole vault...other personal-bests include 6.67m in the long jump, 8.17 in the 55 meter hurdles, and 2:07.80 in the 800 meters.

High School: Ran cross country and track at Lake Hamilton High in Pearcy, Ark. ... Graduated in 2009 ... Coached by Karl Koonce ... Compiled personal bests of 17:04 in cross country, 6-9 in the high jump, 21-11 in the long jump, and 1:56 in the 800-meter run ... Member of 4X400 and 4X800-meter relay teams ... Four-year participant in cross country and also played basketball until completion of sophomore season.

Personal: Born in Hot Springs, Ark. ... Son of Gene Turpen and Toni Scott ... Has an older brother and a younger sister ... Nickname is "Turp" ... Enjoys track, art, and video games ... Majoring in physical education.

Career Performances (Track & Field)


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